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All reviews wash house clothes washing running water medieval times underground river communal laundry cool spot hidden away the main street middle ages historic place everyday life worth a short visit few steps hidden treasure old town free entrance
Not sure if these are used today but these are the ancient washing area of Cefalu. you can see the many different washing areas as well as see the water coming in along channels directly from the sea.. very interesting spot to see
An ancient communal laundry is to be found down a flight of stone stairs of one of the main streets in the heart of the old area of Cefalu. Fresh cold water still flows through the basins and wash board like structures hewn from the...More
Our guide took us here and demonstrated how they wash clothes in medieval times. It is accessed by elegant lava stone steps.The water comes from the underground River Cefalino comes to the surface. Took a great picture of my husband showing how he does laundry.
You could walk place this but it is worth a look. It's the old washhouse and there is no charge and open to the airIts also a favourite place for a musician to place themselves.There is a good restaurant at the top of the steps...More
Found this by chance early this morning after getting off the train from Palermo. A great quirky find, which feels full of history in its walls. A lovely cool relaxed atmosphere too with the sound of water & stone. Had the place to ourselves for...More